Sylvester Stallone, 71, best known for his roles in Rocky and Rambo, has been accused by an unnamed woman of rape, with allegations of an assault that took place in 1990.
While Stallone says he did work with the woman for a few days in 1987, he never saw her in 1990, and categorically denies all the allegations.
According to TMZ, an unidentified woman filed a police report in mid-November alleging the now-71-year-old Rocky star raped her at his Santa Monica office in 1990.
A spokesman for the Santa Monica Police Department confirmed to Reuters that law enforcement was investigating the matter, and would refer its findings to the district attorney.
The 27-year-old accusation would fall well outside the state’s ten-year statute of limitations on rape and sexual assault cases.
“We got a complaint that was made in November of alleged sexual misconduct in the 1990s,” SMPD spokesman Saul Rodriguez said. “We are looking into it and will gather information and whatever we discover will be passed to the district attorney.”
Stallone reportedly admits to spending three days with the woman during a film shoot in Israel in 1987, but claims that he never saw her in 1990, the year the incident is alleged to have taken place.
Stallone’s attorney, Marty Singer, told TMZ Thursday the actor may be planning to take legal action against the accuser for filing a false police report.
Is Stallone falling victim to a woman looking to cash in on a series of sexual assault accusations flying at major stars in Hollywood, or could this be the truth? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.